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Our House Doesn’t Always Look Like This – Sometimes It’s Even Worse

Our House Doesn’t Always Look Like This – Sometimes It’s Even Worse

Meh…I have zero motivation for anything I should be doing. Nothing. Not an ounce of energy. And it’s not some monumental project causing my inability to get off the couch. It’s little things, like sweeping the floor.My house doesn’t handle neglect well. She’s been pampered and spoiled […]

Martha Stewart Doesn’t Live Here

Martha Stewart Doesn’t Live Here

Martha and I aren’t exactly kindred spirits. Not for lack of trying on my part, I feel like I gave it a solid 80% at one point in my life. Which is the first indication of my impending failure. Martha doesn’t do 80%. Not that […]

Courage In Small Doses – For My Fellow Chickens

Courage In Small Doses – For My Fellow Chickens

I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m a giant chicken. I really am. It’s not something I decided on as a kid, aspiring to be a giant chicken.   But here I am. Living the dream…as a chicken. Most days anyway. And it’s great. Life […]

Follow Your Passion – Why It’s Easier Than You Think

Follow Your Passion – Why It’s Easier Than You Think

I just finished reading Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. If you haven’t read this book, I highly recommend it…I couldn’t put it down and subsequently neglected all household and motherly duties. Good news…the kids managed and the house is still standing so that’s all really […]

Garage Sale Addict

Garage Sale Addict

Sign me up for all things garage sales, flea markets, and thrift stores. Our home is filled with great finds, many coming from my husband’s Grandma Lil.  Although now retired from her garage sale days, she was a true master in her day. Her collection […]